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The murder rate continues its dramatic rise in the city of St. Louis in the latest crime report.
Chappelle-Nadal says the bill would save the region millions because it would stop the duplication of services between the city and county.
U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay is asking the Justice Department to widen its civil rights investigation in the St. Louis region to include municipal courts in the city and throughout St. Louis County.
Municipal traffic courts across the city and county are taking in $65 million a year, and Dave Liepholtz with Better Together says for many, it’s getting old.
Police officers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters two months earlier in Ferguson received training from a required state program.
Man is killed, woman in serious but stable condition
Cases of shigellosis have been found in St. Louis City and in neighboring counties as well.
Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is holding a series of meetings to receive feedback from the public before officially proposing a bond that could be used in the city.
St. Louis County came in number 20, and Jefferson County at number 34.
It would allow officers to make more arrests in each other’s jurisdiction. St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says it’s not a step toward a merger.